So after seeing the many beautiful women at my work conference wearing their high heels (as I wore my flats) made me realize I wanted to start wearing them again. When I was younger, my mom and aunt both made it a point to tell me that my 5 ft 1 frame would look so … Continue reading Heels please!
The beginning of this week, I was fortunate enough to visit Denver for work and had the opportunity to meet a lot of amazing people and make some exciting connections. What amused me was planning for the trip, due to it being work related, I had so much support jump in and help me prepare. … Continue reading I’m off for the week just because…
Earlier this week I thought about an old friends dad who had committed suicide after his tour in Iraq. I was so young but I still remember his excitement in his wife being pregnant and can still picture him in my mind walking her up and down the road to induce labor. I also remember … Continue reading When we put a Period on our life.
I spent the last year in a half killing myself trying to earn my master's degree in Human Resources. I gave up a year worth of free time with my kids, summer vacations, sleep-filled nights, and much more chasing a degree I really thought I wanted to further my career. Ironically today we had … Continue reading I don’t know anymore…
Found this from Tatiana Jerome who I follow on facebook. This is so true. Be careful with other people's compliments. Compliments feel good when directed to you yes, but compliments are really a reflection of how that person feels about a thought they had, an action or something said. If they are feeling good … Continue reading Keep your Compliments
God will not use anyone greatly who hasn't first been wounded deeply!#ItWasNecessary – Jeremy Gibson When I came across this statement this morning it really touched my heart deeply. If we could take a moment to stop and think about the most painful situations in our lives and what all we birthed from them, … Continue reading It Hurt but it Healed.
After returning from NC for my uncles funeral and seeing my aunts and uncles, I was reminded again how important it is to record memories and keep a journal. It's a tradition for them that every time they get together they tell ghost stories, sad stories, happy stories, and any other story they can think … Continue reading Write.
My son’s so young, and tiny And I cuddle up,hug and love on him now while he’s still small enough to fit in my arms. Still small enough to be under the radar, small enough just to be my boy. Because you see in 10 years I’ll spend more time on my knees with … Continue reading Letter to my 3-year-old boy
I remember the day like yesterday when he slowly laid his head against my bosom and said my heartbeat sounded like the dancing feet of a hundred African men parading around their village. He knew nothing about Africa but the gesture was still sweet. He knew I loved poetry and he wanted to impress … Continue reading Girl to Woman
Sometimes I feel like I could just cry. But I know the rivers and the streams I’ll create will harbor no shade or relief from the pain, only remorse for things I claimed to have dropped along the way. I try to swim out of the river and reach the top of the mountain, but … Continue reading When the rain appears unexpected.